Palau Literacy Rate 1980-2021

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.
  • Palau literacy rate for 2015 was 96.59%, a 2.91% decline from 2013.
  • Palau literacy rate for 2013 was 99.50%, a 7.58% increase from 1980.
  • Palau literacy rate for 1980 was 91.92%, a 91.92% increase from .
  • Palau literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Argentina 99.18%
United Kingdom 99.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 99.00%
Norway 99.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 99.00%
Australia 99.00%
Faroe Islands 99.00%
Japan 99.00%
Netherlands 99.00%
Sweden 99.00%
Channel Islands 99.00%
France 99.00%
Iceland 99.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 99.00%
Slovak Republic 99.00%
Switzerland 99.00%
Finland 99.00%
Ireland 99.00%
Monaco 99.00%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 99.00%
Canada 99.00%
Isle of Man 99.00%
St. Martin (French part) 99.00%
French Polynesia 99.00%
British Virgin Islands 99.00%
Andorra 99.00%
Bermuda 99.00%
Denmark 99.00%
Hong Kong 99.00%
Luxembourg 99.00%
United States 99.00%
Bahamas 99.00%
Germany 99.00%
Greenland 99.00%
Liechtenstein 99.00%
Belgium 99.00%
Curacao 99.00%
Gibraltar 99.00%
New Zealand 99.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 99.00%
Austria 99.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 98.95%
Uruguay 98.52%
Spain 98.14%
Chile 96.87%
Singapore 96.83%
Palau 96.59%
Kuwait 95.69%
UAE 93.23%
Oman 93.04%
Palau Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2015 96.59% -2.91%
2013 99.50% 7.58%
1980 91.92% 7.58%